Nvidia packs machine learning for Web video in new GPUs

Tagging online videos with information about colors, surroundings and even emotions in order to enhance search could soon become easier with Nvidia’s new machine-learning graphics processors. Nvidia’s Tesla M40, and its little brother, the M4, both announced Tuesday, are server-based graphics processors designed to process and provide more context for videos, said Ian Buck, vice president of the accelerated computing at Nvidia. The GPUs will sit in servers where videos are stored and then served to computing devices over the Internet. Software models, analytics and algorithms assist the machine-learning GPUs in classifying, tagging and resizing images. [ Don’t miss a thing! Sign up for ITworld’s daily newsletter ]Known for graphics processors, Nvidia already has a reputation for improving the gaming experience on PCs and mobile devices. The company’s graphics products…


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